Record Month For Plugin Electric Vehicles In China! 15% Share!

Credit to Author: José Pontes| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 12:08:37 +0000

Plugins are on fire in China, having scored a record 235,000 registrations last month, pulling the year-to-date (YTD) tally to 1.1 million units, a far cry from the 360,000 units that this market had 12 months ago. Share-wise, June also witnessed a record month, hitting 15% (12% full electrics/BEVs). This pulled the 2021 share to […]

Read more

XPeng G3i — New Electric SUV Launches

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 10 Jul 2021 11:58:02 +0000

XPeng has just launched a revision of its G3 smart electric SUV, the G3i. The G3i comes with a facelift as well as upgraded infotainment and autonomous driving tech (XPILOT 2.5). After Chinese subsidies, the price comes to RMB149,800 – 185,800. The upgraded infotainment system uses a Snapdragon 820A auto-grade chip, and the vehicle now […]

Read more

“Tesla of China” XPeng Set to Join Hang Seng Composite

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 23:51:48 +0000

XPeng has been dubbed the “Tesla of China” by more than one outlet in recent months. Based on its strong starting sales performance and its significant growth since, it may not be a totally unlikely analogy — and investors hope the comparisons to Tesla continue when XPeng is added to the Hang Seng Composite Industry […]

Read more

Semi-Autonomous & Autonomous Driving Systems In Cars Today & Tomorrow — From Fiat 500e To Tesla

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2021 11:32:27 +0000

In our most recent episode of CleanTech Talk, I talked with Chanan Bos, CleanTechnica‘s Director of Digital Media. Last week, I published our chat about automobile infotainment systems. This next portion of our discussion covered autonomous and semi-autonomous driving systems. Chanan started off by highlighting that there are multiple different types of semi-autonomous driving systems […]

Read more

Tesla & Chinese Startups Outshining Legacy Automakers In World’s Largest EV Market

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 04 Jul 2021 13:38:21 +0000

Tesla and some Chinese EV startups are outshining legacy automakers such as Toyota, Volkswagen, and others in the world’s largest EV market, The South China Morning Post has reported. The article noted that buyers are focusing more on cutting-edge technology and compared the sales numbers of Volkswagen, Toyota, and Tesla. Volkswagen sold 1,267 ID.4 vehicles […]

Read more

SolarTaxi Adds The XPeng G3 To Its Growing Range Of EV Models For Sale & Leasing In Ghana!

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 16:15:11 +0000

One of the best ways to accelerate adoption of electric vehicles is just to make them available. In many markets, there are only a few models available for consumers to buy. In South Africa, for example, the BMW i3 was for a very long time the only full electric vehicle available on the market. Right […]

Read more

China × Cleantech — April 2021

Credit to Author: Tim Dixon| Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 23:35:29 +0000

Welcome to China × Cleantech — April 2021 edition. Our China x Cleantech series covers top cleantech stories in China each month. EV Sales 11% Plugin Vehicle Share In China! On the 23rd of April, José Pontes reported on the sales numbers of the Chinese EV market in March of 2021. It was a great month, […]

Read more

10% Plugin Vehicle Share in China!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Wed, 26 May 2021 15:17:50 +0000

Plugin vehicles are a hot item in China, having scored over 175,000 registrations last month. That was a 173% jump compared to the same month last year, with BEVs in particular growing at an amazing 204% rate. April was the second month in a row that the plugin share reached the two-digit mark, hitting 10% […]

Read more

11% Plugin Vehicle Share in China!

Credit to Author: Jose Pontes| Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2021 02:14:50 +0000

Plugin electric vehicles are a hot item in China right now, and they scored a near-record 211,000 registrations last month. That was a 244% jump compared to the same month last year, making it the second best month ever, only behind last December. Last month’s plugin vehicle share actually reached the two-digit mark for the […]

Read more

XPeng — “Level 4 Light” Autonomy In 18–20 Months

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 20:56:10 +0000

On a Zoom call with reporters this week, XPeng execs talked at length about some fresh semi-autonomous driving news and a bit about plans in the next couple of years. I asked whether they had a plan or rough expectation for when they think they can get to robotaxi-ready “Level 4” or “Level 5” autonomy. […]

Read more